A centre of excellence which provides a friendly learning environment and the highest standard of teaching. Our students can experience and enjoy many forms of dance and the performing arts. These include ballet, modern, tap, musical theatre, contemporary, lyrical, jazz, commercial, acro, singing & drama.
We encourage our students to be creative and develop their own individuality, style and sense of performance, whilst establishing a firm technique. All of our dance classes are held in our own fully equipped dance studios complete with sprung dance floors, Barres and mirrors to ensure the wellbeing and safety of our dancers. Our studios are conveniently located in Cricketts Lane Industrial Park, Chippenham with ample free parking.
If your child is looking to start dance, drama or singing as a hobby, we offer weekly classes to children from 18 months to 18 years as well as adult classes. Dance is fun and a social way to keep fit and supple .
All of our students are encouraged to take exams in Ballet, Tap, Jazz and Modern. Our teachers are qualified and registered teachers of the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) and the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dance (ISTD). We take great pride in our 100% exam pass rate.
Our teachers are all fully qualified with an array of professional performance experience. We take great pride in the professionalism and calibre of our teachers and we believe that you will not find teachers like ours anywhere else.
We love to share our passion for dance by arranging visits to professional performances and our students love to perform themselves too. Our school shows allow them to experience the thrill of performing to an audience in the professional environment of the Wyvern Theatre, Swindon.
Where there is ambition to take their passion further, our students are encouraged to apply for auditions for a variety of dance opportunities such as The National Youth Ballet of Great Britain and associate programmes such as the Royal Ballet School associates. Our student's have been succesful in gaining places with the following full time schools:
The Royal Ballet School
Elmhurst Ballet School
Tring Park School for the performing arts
Youth Dancers Academy
The Hammond School
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance
Institute of the Arts, Barcelona
We also enter selected students for regional dance competitions and Eisteddfods. We are able to offer private tuition for vocational dance school applicants and those wishing to participate in competitions.
So please have a look around our website and don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.
We are very fortunate to have such a wonderful team of teachers at FitzGraham Academy of Dance. You can find out more about them here.